Tech Links

Info Searching*Note: Some links are not available outside of school as they are provided to students via the Douglas County Public Library. If trying to access one of these sites from home, you can login with a Douglas County Public Library card. Cards are free; just stop by your local Douglas County Public Library.

General

Social Studies and History

Science and Math

Britannica Encyclopedia

online encyclopedia with current events

Citation Machine

easily credit information sources

Digital Public Library of America--

items from archives and museums

Discovery Education--

instructional videos on many topics

EasyBib--

easily credit information sources

World Almanac For Kids

statistical information for the year

Biography in Context

information on many inpiduals

CultureGrams

world cultural information

Facts on File History

world, modern, and medieval

Gapminder

visual graphs of world views

Global Issues in Context

current topics that impact our world

HistoryPin

map pined with local history

Institute of American History

search history by era

National Archives Experience

primary historical sources

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

explore varying opinions of current issues

BioDigital Human

interactive maps of body systems

Global Issues in Context

current topics that impact our world

Kids Health

health topics for teens

PHET Simulations

science and math simulations

Science in Context

several science topics

Production Tools

Digital Publications

Organizing and Mapping

Presentation Tools

Video Production

Other

Adobe Spark

create a graphic post or website

BookTrack

create an ebook with an embedded soundtrack

Canva Brochures

use templates to create pdf or printable trifold brochures

Comic Master

create graphic novels

Easel.ly

create infographics with data charts and graphs

FlipSnack

create an online flip-book

Smore

create ePosters / eFlyers

Yumpu

turn google docs into online flip-books

Create A Graph

variety of formats to input data

Padlet

add sticky notes to wall

Popplet

web diagraming tool

SpiderScribe

mind mapping and brainstorming

WordSift

word cloud that marks content words for you

Blabberize

embed your voice into a talking animal

Emaze

zoom in and out of image map

PowToons

animated video presentations

Projeqt

stacked and linear slides

Tellagami App

create an avatar with your voice to embed over an image

Voki

choose a person and type dialog to get a voiceover

Adobe Spark

create a video with images, text, and voice over

Animoto

insert photos and text into pre-made video templates

Stupeflix

embed photos, text, and music into video

WeVideo

edit and combine video clips with pre-made templates

Videolicious App

create a newscast with embedded videos

PicLits

create picture poetry

Puzzle Maker

create over 10 different kinds of puzzles (word search, crossword, etc)

Quizlet

create your own flashcards and games for a chosen topic

Tago

create your own QR code

Student Learning Tools

Google Sign In—access to google drive, docs, and gmail
Big 6—process for doing research and solving problems
Brain Fuse—tutoring help
College in Colorado—help with career and college decisions
eLearning--free online resources to help you learn new skills
Family Connection--explore and make plans for college and career options
Homework Helper—list of sites that will help with any subject area
Study Stack—flash cards to study many topics
Path Blazer—for those with provided logins